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The slowing down of the glaciers is a private plan by a glaciologist of my acquaintance who doesn’t want to get into the geo-engineering wars.Kim Stanley Robinson Holds Out Hope - Issue 90: Something Green|Liz Greene|October 7, 2020|Nautilus
I don’t want bloodshed or violence, and it hurts me to watch acquaintances and friends being beaten, and now I hear they’re getting ready to start shooting people.
So it seems like the answer is just to have a bunch of casual acquaintances to whom you can’t really feel anything terrible.What Does Covid-19 Mean for Cities (and Marriages)? (Ep. 410)|Stephen J. Dubner|March 26, 2020|Freakonomics
Not long ago, I mentioned the Victims of Communism Memorial to an acquaintance.
In the early 2000s, an acquaintance told Sun about the possibility of doing business in Ethiopia.
James was a very disciplined guy at the time and he was an acquaintance of mine.Scott Haze on Playing a Necrophiliac in ‘Child of God’ and Naked Paintballing with James Franco|Melissa Leon|August 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Heim had met von Leers a few times, but it was not an acquaintance he had any interest in deepening.
These were, remember, college students in an age of widespread awareness of acquaintance rape.
Is it indeed true that I was so near to the pleasure and honour of making your acquaintance?The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846|Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
I should not have thought—but a week's acquaintance does not show you much of a character.Hester, Volume 2 (of 3)|Margaret Oliphant
He was only an acquaintance—one with a grisly shadow in his past—and it was best that he remain such.The White Desert|Courtney Ryley Cooper
Johnny Upright keeps one, as I well know, she being my first acquaintance in this particular portion of the world.The People of the Abyss|Jack London
Gourlay was merely boasting—as young blades are apt to do of acquaintance with older roisterers.The House with the Green Shutters|George Douglas Brown
British Dictionary definitions for acquaintance
Derived forms of acquaintanceacquaintanceship, noun
Idioms and Phrases with acquaintance
see nodding acquaintance; scrape up an acquaintance.